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Can Bofu-tsusho-san, an oriental medicine, help to control high blood pressure?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if the addition of an oriental medicine, Bofu-tsusho-san (BOF), to traditional western medical treatment could be beneficial in lowering high blood pressure in the treatment of obesity. Some background In the western world the rate of obesity is rising. Obesity is associated with the development of type 2...

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Does renal denervation impact cardiac parameters in resistant hypertension?

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors evaluated the effect of renal denervation in resistant hypertension. Some background Resistant hypertension (high blood pressure) is defined as blood pressure above goal despite the simultaneous use of three or more different antihypertensive drugs, one ideally being a diuretic (causing increased passing of urine), with...

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To stent or medicate?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of two approaches for the treatment of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. Some background Atherosclerosis refers to the progressive hardening and narrowing of the arteries, and is the major cause of hypertension (high blood pressure) among adults. Sever atherosclerosis may cause significant...

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